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(Historical Terms) the German name for the Palatinate


(pəˈlæt nˌeɪt, -ɪt)

1. the. German, Pfalz. either of two historic regions of Germany that constituted an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire: one (Lower Palatinate or Rhine Palatinate) is now part of Rhineland-Palatinate, and the other (Upper Palatinate) is now part of Bavaria.
2. a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate.
3. (l.c.) the territory under a palatine.
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Noun1.Pfalz - a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatinePfalz - a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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Martin Naumann of fnp-archifekten will speak about the house-in-a-house project in the Pfalz Forest in Germany.
The concert takes place on Tuesday, July 26 and the band will also perform in Germany's Pfalz wine area.
The latter is run by Ernst Loosen, who is convinced that Mosel Riesling needs to be sweet, whereas the Pfalz is the place for truly dry wines.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has begun a formal investigation into regional development assistance for the German wine marketing company Gesellschaft fur Weinabsatz Pfalz (GfW) suspecting that the aid may breach EU rules for state aid.
JL WOLF WACHENHEIMER RIESLING 2001 Pfalz, Germany Tesco, pounds 8.
Unlike Celia Applegate's study of Heimat in the Pfalz, A Nation of Provincials: The German Idea of Heimat,(1) the work which motivated interest in the idea of Heimat in Imperial Germany, Confino's book is not concerned with the lived dimension of the "Heimat idea".
Ruppertsberger Winzerverein Hoheburg 1992 Riesling Pfalz, pounds 6.
Nieuport, Pfalz, DeHavilland, and Albatros fighters swirl about me.
The club must clear its debts and has already sold the transfer rights for their most prized asset to the Lotto Rheinland Pfalz company.
The warm summer days and cool nights, typical of the Pfalz region, provide just the right conditions to produce a grape with the right balance of ripe fruit flavours and acidity.